Fonds PR-0032 - Robert Taylor Williams fonds

Construction of the Esquimalt Dry Dock Craigdarroch Castle 28 Broad Street, Williams Building Victoria Harbour from the Songhees Reserve R.T. Williams Bookbinders and Rubber Stamp Manufactory Sylvestria Theodora Hastings (nee Layzell), formerly Mrs. Philip Smith and children Prince Robert House, later the Union Club, 912 Douglas Street Opera House Bank of British Columbia Hamley Building, 1001 Government Street R.T. Williams Bookbinding, Publishing and Book Manufactory View from the top of St. Andrew's Cathedral, looking north east City Hall View from the top of St. Andrew's Cathedral, looking east View from the top of St. Andrew's Cathedral, looking south View from the top of St. Andrew's Cathedral, looking south View from the top of St. Andrew's Cathedral, looking south west towards James Bay 122 View Street City Council with Mayor Charles Redfern outside City Hall City Council 1900-1902 with Mayor Charles Hayward Old Christ Church Cathedral Empress Hotel Robert Taylor Williams Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps (R.C.A.M.C.), Esquimalt Military Hospital

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Robert Taylor Williams fonds

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  • Photographs
  • Textual records
  • Maps

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PR-0032

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  • 1824-1954 (predominantly 1882-1934) (Creation)
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    Williams, Robert Taylor, 1849-1934 (family)

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ca. 150 photographs and other material

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Robert Williams (1849-1934) ran a bookbinding business in Victoria for many years and published directories of British Columbia. He served on the Victoria City Council from 1894 to 1902 and 1931 to 1934.

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Fonds consists mainly of photographs of the Williams family, views of Victoria, and group portraits of City Council. Also includes material about the Williams directory of British Columbia, as well as miscellaneous family documents.

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A preliminary inventory and item list of the photographs are available.

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